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The Compasses Inn

) #2 of 4 Restaurants in Tisbury $$ - $$$ , British,
Lower Chicksgrove, Tisbury SP3 6NB, England
+44 1722 714318
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
Lower Chicksgrove, Tisbury SP3 6NB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Under new ownership, the Compasses seems to be flourishing again. I have many happy memories of evenings here. Now, it is getting the food right. It's good value and it provides plenty of options - the bar snack of chilli squid is great and actually...More

Thank laurengr00m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The previous visit was disappointing compared to our prior visits but I think it was the first week of the new landlord. Now it is back to, if not exceeding its previous brilliance. Great Butcombe as usual but a new menu. Lovely duck with puy...More

Thank CommodoreChris
Reviewed 13 July 2017

What a joy the Compasses is! Like going back in time with its dark wood interior and little alcoves to sit in. But the bar list and menu are anything but! Wonderful food with an excellent choice of beer & wine. It's only small though...More

1  Thank SusanDoll1960
Reviewed 19 June 2017

we had a really lovely meal here - lamb, and hake with vegetable side orders. All really tasty, good sized portions (with enough room left for desserts). very pleasant bar staff. Would definitely return if I lived in the area.

Thank karen502016
Reviewed 18 June 2017

First visit here and will return in future. All meals were spot on, the welcome friendly, stomachs satisfied. Our friends were returning there the following week for an overnight stay. They reported that the room was lovely as was the evening meal.

Thank thechecker
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

I'm local to the Village. Me and my partner used to love coming down to the pub! Mainly to have a drink and a bar snack! Recently we have been down on a Tuesday to have a drink and calamari rings (bar snack) it was...More

2  Thank Zoë T
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here with 6 friends. Nice selection of beers. Excellent food range from pub staples to more adventurous offerings that all of us enjoyed. Staff helpful and friendly a small blip with side orders but quickly rectified. Will definitely come back when next in...More

Thank telcotraveller
Reviewed 30 May 2017

stopped here while out for a walk, first time ever been and it was lovely, great beer and food. it was very quirky with low ceilings a beams, but i loved it. Staff very friendly

Thank pkmbatt1
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Excellent...being on holiday we wanted somewhere to meet friends that had travelled from Poole for lunch. Our criteria was it was suitable for a wheelchair user & welcomed a Golden Retriever... it ticked every box. Food was excellent quality, reasonable priced & offered a good...More

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Paradise in a pub, well thats the way I would describe the Compasses Inn. A fabulous genuine characterful place with bags of atmosphere. The very good, the real ales are plentiful & in excellent condition. In fact the young barman picked up on the fact...More

Thank John T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lower Chicksgrove, Tisbury SP3 6NB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Tisbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1722 714318
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